Learning Disability Support

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation is making a difference to the lives of children, young people and adults across the UK by providing information and support, running workshops and speaking up for families on a national level.

Website: www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk

Making special education work for your child during COVID-19

Even in normal times, parents wrestle with decisions about how best to support their children’s development. Now, however, parents are faced with nearly-unprecedented choices, and problems with no clear solution.

For advice on the available options, please view the ‘Making special education work for your child during COVID-19’ article on the Harvard Health Publishing website.

Special Needs Trusts Guide

A special needs trust (sometimes called a supplemental needs trust) is designed to allow individuals with special needs to access additional funds without risking the loss of their government benefits.

For more information on this, visit the ‘What is a Special Needs Trust?’ page on the Just Great Lawyers website.


For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability, Contact can help.

Telephone: www.contact.org.uk

Website: 0808 808 3555

Simple Home Modifications for those with Special Needs

When you have a child or family member on the autism spectrum, creating a safe and functional home environment is an important task. For more information on some of the home modifications that can help, read the ‘Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder’ article on the Big Rentz website.